Best Places for Backpackers in Luang Prabang, Laos.

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The best backpackers destinations & accommodation in Luang Prabang, Laos.

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Top 35 hostels in Luang Prabang, Laos.

These are the 35 most awesome hostels and budget places to stay in Luang Prabang, Laos.

1
Cafe de Laos

100 /100

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Cafe de Laos

Welcome to our boutique inn and homestay! Offering great daily, weekly and monthly rates, our Inn is hands down Luang Prabang’s best value, making it simple and affordable to be part of our historic community! Housed in a 100-year old French colonial bungalow, with local architectural feature...
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Souk Lan Xang Guest House

95 /100

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Souk Lan Xang Guest House

Souk Lan Xang Guest House is a Lao traditional wooden house built in 1943 and newly renovated in 2008. The house has kept its old unique style of Lao Luangprabang and heritage architecture, with fine wooden decoration and furniture fittings, full size comfortable wooden single or double beds, moder...
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3
Smile Luang Prabang Hostel

91 /100

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Smile Luang Prabang Hostel

Smile Hostel Luang Prabang it's a brand new hostel located in a beautiful old colonial part of the town. Just a few minutes walk from the main attractions - night market, Mount Phousi, national museum, and Mekong river. Brand new and clean dorms can accommodate from 4 to 10 people. Our internationa...
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ThaViSouk Family Home

90 /100

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ThaViSouk Family Home

Situated in the centre of Luang Prabang, a 10-minute walk to the local night market, ThaViSouk Family Home features accommodation with free WiFi access and free private parking. Each room at this hotel is breakfast and features a flat-screen TV. For your comfort, you will find free toiletries and...
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Villa Mahasok Hotel

90 /100

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Villa Mahasok Hotel

Villa Mahasok Hotel is located near many tourist attractions, namely Wat Aphay, Wat Visoun and Night Market which are just a 10-minute walk away. Offering free on-site parking, Villa Mahasok Hotel is a 5-minute drive from Wat Aham. Luang Prabang International Airport is a 15-minute ride away. Fea...
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Friendly Backpackers Hostel

89 /100

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Friendly Backpackers Hostel

Friendly Backpackers Hostel is located in the heart of Luang Prabang. It is about 600 meters from Night Market. Located around 600 meters from National Museum, the hostel with free WiFi is also 700 meters away from Mount Phousy. At the hostel, Every dorm has airconditioning, wifi that actually r...
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Downtown Backpackers Hostel 2

88 /100

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Downtown Backpackers Hostel 2

Large campus, separate smoking area with Billiard table. Free hot shower and daily towels. You can buy water, beer right here. Each bed is equipped with a charger socket, reading lamp, locker and mini fan. We provide dorm room. Free wifi features the whole property. Our friendly staff is a...
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8
Y-Not Laos Hostel

87 /100

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Y-Not Laos Hostel

For travelers who want to take in the sights and sounds of Luang Prabang, Y Not Laos Hostel is the perfect choice. From here, guests can make the most of all that the lively city has to offer. With its convenient location, the property offers easy access to the city's must-see destinations. Y Not...
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9
Sunrise Riverside Pool Hostel

87 /100

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Sunrise Riverside Pool Hostel

Sunrise Riverside Pool Hostel offers completely furnished dorms in what is sure to be one of the most amazing locations you've ever stayed at. Come have a drink on our roofed terrace overlooking the Nam Khan river or just lounge around in our massive garden. We have an international staff of loc...
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10
Chill Riverside Backpackers Hostel

86 /100

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Chill Riverside Backpackers Hostel

Chill Riverside Backpackers Hostel is one of the best hostels in Luang Prabang. The hostel features a garden and a terrace by the Nam Khan River where Guests can have a drink and chill out with friends. Or just lay down All of our staffs are helpful and friendly, we are ready 24/7 to make your s...
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11
Villa Thony 1 House 1

86 /100

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Villa Thony 1 House 1

The Thony 1 House 1 is a Family run Hostel in the World Heritage Town Luang Prabang. It is a good option to stay in Town. You can better enjoy staying by your self. Luang Prabang has got 6 Years Gold Award from one the Best Magazine in UK. Please try to book our room and enjoy your stay at the...
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12
Sa Sa Lao

83 /100

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Sa Sa Lao

Within a quiet space, full of flowers, trees, and fresh air, the wooden and bamboo house style, .With courteous staff and attentive service, and modern equipment and facilities, we’ll make sure you’ll have an interesting time. Welcome to Luang Prabang, the enchanting UNESCO World Heritage town...
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DownTown Backpackers Hostel

82 /100

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DownTown Backpackers Hostel

Located in Luang Prabang, 201 metres from National Museum, DownTown Backpackers Hostel features a restaurant and free Wi-Fi. You will find a 24-hour front desk at the property. The rooms have a shared bathroom. This hostel has water sports facilities and bike rental is available. Night Market...
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14
Fan Dee Hotel

81 /100

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Fan Dee Hotel

Fan Dee Hotel is designed as Bamboo style. Located at Nam Khan River, Fan Dee Hotel starts with 5 bungalows and 40 single beds. A beautiful area, large space, large garden and Nam Khan River view. With a simple design, however we have amazing relax area, all rooms with detail bamboo decoration...
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15
Moukdavan

80 /100

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Moukdavan

We are located in the centre of Luangprabang, 350 metres from Night Market, 600 metres from National Museum and Mount Phousy, 4.8km from International Airport and 2.5km from Southern Bus Station. Free WiFi and bicycle/motobike hire are available. We always try to create a friendly, comfortable...
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16
Sakura Hotel

80 /100

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Sakura Hotel

Sakura Hotel is the old centre of Luangprabang world herritage, along this road are many Restaurants for service Guests, you walk by foots about 10 minutes is the Night Maket they have many Laos foods and you can buy many Luangprabang Souvenirs by Hand made. In the same road in the morning you can g...
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17
Mano Temple House

79 /100

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Mano Temple House

Mano Temple House is with perfect located,on the main road in the heart of the Luang Prabang. It is only 700 meters to the Night Market and 800 meters to Phousi Mountain. Mano Temple House provides you with clean and comfortable private rooms: - Double room and twin room: Quiet room with window...
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18
Lakangthong 2 Friendly House

78 /100

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Lakangthong 2 Friendly House

Conveniently located, Lakangthong 2 Friendly House is a 5-minute walk to Mekong River Front. It provides free Wi-Fi throughout the property. Dara Market is a 5-minute walk from the hotel. It takes 10 minutes to walk to Night Market. Luang Pranbang Airport is a 20-minute ride away. Simply-furnishe...
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19
Matata Garden Guest House

77 /100

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Matata Garden Guest House

MATATA Garden GH is located in the central area of Luang Prabang, only 5-minute-walk away from the Night Market and just a few steps from the bar streets. There are 15 spacious rooms in the hotel including deluxe double bed, deluxe twin beds and multiple beds rooms and they are built in Southeas...
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20
Vongprachan Backpackers Hostel

76 /100

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Vongprachan Backpackers Hostel

Vongprachan Backpackers Hostel is situated in Luang Prabang, 300 metres from Mount Phousy and 400 metres from Night Market. Guests can enjoy the on-site restaurant. Free Wi-Fi is provided and free private parking is available on site. Some units have a seating area where you can relax. All rooms...
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21
Pakam Guesthouse

76 /100

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Pakam Guesthouse

We are a small traditional Lao style house, every room is with private toilet with hot shower, nice bed, the rooms are neat and tidy good location. The house is situated half a block from the Mekong, quiet and very clean, just 1-minute walk to the morning market, 2 minutes walk to night market an...
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22
Sabai Sabai Hostel

74 /100

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Sabai Sabai Hostel

Dear All, As the owner of Sabai Sabai Hostel, my sincere apology to all of my guests during the past 2018 management. Since September to November 2018 we closed all our booking to renovate and maintain all our facility, and review all our guests feedback, constructed new swimming pool, upgrade...
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23
Aham Backpackers Hostel

74 /100

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Aham Backpackers Hostel

Great location in the heart of UNESCO World Heritage city Luang Prabang! Aham Backpackers hostel is located at the foot of Mount Phosi , with lots of shops, restaurants and bars within five minutes walking. is an excellent value The main tourist area. 300m from Night Market with 4 minutes walking...
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Singharat Guest House

74 /100

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Singharat Guest House

Singharat Guesthouse is easily accessible from both the airport and the pier. There are 2 kinds of rooms in the property, double and twin room, all of which are quiet room with window, cable TV channels ,air conditioning, mosquito net, high-speed Internet access and daily housekeeping. Baggage st...
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25
Nocknoy Lanexang Guesthouse

68 /100

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Nocknoy Lanexang Guesthouse

Featuring free Wi-Fi, Nocknoy Lanexang Guesthouse offers pet-friendly accommodation in Luang Prabang. Guests can enjoy tasty dishes and refreshing drinks at the on-site restaurant and bar. Nocknoy Lanexang Guesthouse comes with air conditioning and cable TV. Selected rooms also feature a seating...
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City Backpackers Hostel

63 /100

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City Backpackers Hostel

City Backpackers Hostel offers accommodation right along the Night Market in Luang Prabang. Within a short walk, guests can visit Wat Xieng Thong, Phousi Mountain, and the National Museum. The owner is fluent in English and Vietnamese and can provide any assistance during the guest stay. The on-s...
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27
One Tree Guesthouse

60 /100

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One Tree Guesthouse

One Tree Guesthouse is a nice lodging situated in the centre of Luang Prabang City at Ban Mano Road, beside Sofitel Hotel. If stay here, you can easily find the shopping areas, restaurants, bars, internet cafe and night market which is well-known for tourists. Featuring free Wi-Fi throughout the...
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28
IQ Inn by Xandria Hotels

59 /100

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IQ Inn by Xandria Hotels

Welcome to IQ Inn by Xandria Hotels. Our guest house is strategically located in the historic and charming town of Luang Prabang northern Laos UNESCO World Heritage, on the opposite side to the Wat Wisunarat (Wat Visoun) one of the oldest temples in town, and just couple minutes walking from Phousi...
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29
Khammany Inn

59 /100

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Khammany Inn

Khammany Inn offers accommodation with an on-site restaurant. There are both private and dormitory rooms at the property. The private bathroom comes with a hot shower. All guests staying in the dormitory rooms will have access to the shared bathrooms. Staff is 24-hour available at the front...
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Muenna 1989 Guesthouse

58 /100

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Muenna 1989 Guesthouse

Muenna 1989 Guesthouse is located in the center area of Luang Prabang. It is in a beautiful, quiet and peaceful alley which is beside Nam Khan River. It only takes 10 munites walk to night market, and only 5 munites walk to Utopia and bar street. The guesthouse is surrounded by restaurants and shops...
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Y-Not Lao Guesthouse

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Y-Not Lao Guesthouse

Y Not Lao Guesthouse is a wooden house in Lao style building on a great location in the old town area. there are 8 bedrooms with private bathroom and hot shower, Air-conditioning, Cable TV, Free wifi in the rooms and public area, all rooms are private terrace, We provide Complementary bottles of wat...
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Villa Sayada by Xandria Hotels

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Villa Sayada by Xandria Hotels

Villa Sayada is a popular choice amongst travelers in Luang Prabang, whether exploring or just passing through. The hotel has everything you need for a comfortable stay. Tours, laundry service, Wi-Fi in public areas are just some of the facilities on offer. Each guestroom is elegantly furnished and...
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Luangprabang River Hotel

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Luangprabang River Hotel

500 m from Night Market, Luang Prabang River Hotel is situated in Luang Prabang and offers rooms with free WiFi. The property is close to Mount Phousy, National Museum and Wat Xieng Thong. The property is 200 m from Tourist Information Center. The units in the hotel are equipped with a kettle. At...
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Silikhane Guesthouse

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Silikhane Guesthouse

Located a 2-minute walk to Mekong river front, Silikhane Guesthouse offers free Wi-Fi throughout the property. A 3-minute stroll takes guests to Night Market. Featuring wooden flooring, each air-conditioned room is equipped with a TV and en suite bathroom with shower facilities. Free public pa...
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Liberty Place

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Liberty Place

Situated in Luang Prabang, 800 metres from Night Market, Liberty Place 2018 features free bikes and terrace. The property is around 900 metres from National Museum and 900 metres from Mount Phousy. The accommodation offers a 24-hour front desk as well as free WiFi. Guest rooms in the hotel are eq...
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